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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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French woman not French enough for Quebec

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Users beware: Alexa, Siri and Echo respond to laser pointers aimed from outside a home

If your family has an electronic "assistant" such as Siri or Alexa, don't keep it in direct line with a window to the outside. New research supports that tip, even though it sounds odd. These devices, it turns out, are vulnerable to intrusion vi...

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Trump ordered to pay $2 million for misusing charity funds


A New York state judge has ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million in damages for misusing funds from his now defunct charity to help fund his 2016 campaign. The judge said President Trump "had breached his fiduciary duty to the [Trump] Foun...

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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This week's word in the news: UNSOLICITED

DEFINITION:

Not requested or invited; unwelcome.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It was an unsolicited copy of The Epoch Times, a conservative news outlet with ties to a cult-like Chinese spiritual group called Falun Gong, whose leader has claimed he can levitate and perform healing miracles.
The Denver Post -- 11/11/2019

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In honor of Constitution Week, “We the People” delves into the living history and modern-day implications of the formative document with a five-part video series.

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What’s behind drug cartel murders?

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A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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